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MEET THE RAYS: Surprise Contenders Meet

Friday: Brandon Woodruff (MLB Debut) v. Jacob Faria (61.1 IP, 2.93 ERA, 8.51 K/9) Woodruff will be attempting to make his MLB debut for the second time this season, after a pre-game injury forced him onto the disabled list last month when he was scheduled… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: The Pit of Despair

Probable Pitchers:  Monday: Brent Suter (38.0 IP, 2.84 ERA, 7.58 K/9) v.  Jose Quintana (117.1 IP, 4.22 ERA, 9.82 K/9) Brent Suter takes the mound on Friday for the Brewers, and he’s been the Brewers’ best pitcher this month, allowing five runs over four starts in… [More]

MEET THE PHILLIES: The Gang Loses to the Brewers

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Zach Davies (97.1 IP, 4.90 ERA, 5.83 K/9) v.  Nick Pivetta (59.0 IP, 4.73 ERA, 9.46 K/9) With the entire staff available on regular (or better) rest, skipper Craig Counsell turns to Davies for the second half’s opening day, presumably to teach us… [More]

MEET THE YANKEES: Main Eventing the Go Home Show

I have been away. Sorry. Here’s a picture of Brett Gardner eating his clothes as pennance. Probable Pitchers:  Monday: Junior Guerra (45.2 IP, 4.93 ERA, 7.09 K/9) v.  Jordan Montgomery (87.0 IP, 3.62 ERA, 8.59 K/9) By fWAR, Guerra has been by far the Brewers worst… [More]


Probable Pitchers:  Monday: Junior Guerra (14.2 IP, 1.84 ERA, 8.63 K/9) v.  Jeff Samardzija (72.0 IP, 4.63 ERA, 10.59 K/9) Every time Junior Guerra starts, I am reminded once again that the Brewers are in first place despite the best hitter and their best pitcher missing… [More]


Probable Pitchers:  Tuesday: James Nelson (44.1 IP, 3.86 ERA, 8.32 K/9) v.  Joe Biagini (31.2 IP, 3.41 ERA, 7.67 K/9) Jimmy has grown up so much over the past month that he must now be referred to as James. Facing the prospect of being replaced in… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: NL Central Leaders Invade Wrigley

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Paolo Espino (MLB Debut) v. Eddie Butler (6.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 7.50 K/9) Espino is the story of the weekend, and it finds the Brewers trying to repeat the magic of last year’s surprise success story, Junior Guerra. Unlike Guerra, who had a… [More]

MEET THE METS: Feel despair, Walk into traffic like you don’t care

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Matt Garza (17.2 IP, 2.55 ERA, 7.64 K/9) v.  Matt Harvey (35.0 IP, 5.14 ERA, 5.14 K/9) It seems impossible, but here we are in the year of our lord 2017 and in this matchup of Matts, the Brewers have a distinct edge…. [More]

MEET THE RED SOX: Laundry Comes to Town

Probable Pitchers:  Tuesday: Wily Peralta (31.1 IP, 4.88 ERA, 7.76 K/9) v.  Drew Pomeranz (27.0 IP, 4.00 ERA, 11.33 K/9) Drew Pomeranz is pretty good, and he’s been vicitimized a bit by a higher-than-normal 18.5% HR/FB rate. He’s striking out a ton of guys and maintaining… [More]

MEET THE PIRATES: Batten down the homers

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Jimmy Nelson (28.2 IP, 5.34 ERA, 7.22 K/9) v.  Chad Kuhl (23.0 IP, 6.26 ERA, 7.43 K/9) Once considered the Milwaukee farm system’s top prospect (albeit in a weakened state), Nelson no longer looks like an important part of The Next Good Brewers… [More]